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JLT Specialty USA Announces Appointment of Gabe Levitt as Executive Vice President

NEW YORK, May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty-focused providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabe Levitt as Executive Vice President.

Based in New York, Levitt will join JLT's New York office and focus on servicing private equity firms, real estate owner/developers, and other alternative investment groups across the U.S. His hire is a continuation of JLT’s growth strategy and expansion plans in the U.S. around key industries and product specialties.

Levitt brings to JLT more than 23 years of experience in and around the insurance industry. He began his career as an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs followed by eight years as an insurance and financial services private equity investor, primarily with Securitas Capital.

Levitt has spent the past 13 years in insurance brokerage, most recently with Krauter & Company, focused exclusively on sourcing and serving private equity and real estate clients as well as their respective portfolio companies/holdings.

Levitt graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and concentration in Insurance and Risk Management.

“Gabe is a significant addition to our organization and we are excited to welcome him to the JLT team,” said Mike Rice, CEO at JLT Specialty USA. “Gabe’s experience will be an invaluable asset to the company and our clients.”

“We are pleased to welcome Gabe to JLT,” added David Payne, Chief Revenue Officer at JLT Specialty USA. “We are committed to bringing the best resources to our clients and Gabe’s appointment is yet another reflection of our ongoing dedication to hire top tier talent.”

NOTES TO EDITORS:

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT.L)
Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT’s client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.
JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 40 territories with more than 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 135 countries.
For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jlt.com and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Group and Twitter @JLTGroup.

About JLT Specialty USA
JLT Specialty USA is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms. Our key to client success is our freedom to be creative, collaborative, and analytical while challenging conventions, redefining problems, creating new analytical insights, and exploring new boundaries to deliver solutions for each client’s unique business and risks.

For further information about JLT, please visit our website www.jltus.com and follow us on LinkedIn at JLT Specialty USA and Twitter @JLTSpecialtyUSA.

JLT ENQUIRIES: Name: Ashely Deal, VP of Marketing Phone: (310) 266-9464 Email: ashely.deal@jltus.com

Source:JLT Specialty Insurance Services Inc.

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